7 days in Virginia Itinerary

7 days in Virginia Itinerary

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7 days in Virginia Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  7​h
1
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Richmond
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
3
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Lexington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Charlottesville
— 2 nights
End: Montreal

1
night
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
On the 25th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and then take a stroll through MacArthur Center.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach trip planner .

Montreal, Canada to Virginia Beach is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Montreal in June; daily highs in Virginia Beach reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Richmond.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, MacArthur Center, Currituck Banks Reserve, Cape Charles Beach, Morris Farm Market
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Cape Charles Beach ©
Cape Charles Beach
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Currituck Banks Reserve ©
Currituck Banks Reserve

1
night
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
On the 26th (Wed), take in the history at Richmond National Battlefield Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Richmond driving holiday site .

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Richmond in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Blandford Church and Cemetery, Cold Harbor Battlefield Park
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Cold Harbor Battlefield Park ©
Cold Harbor Battlefield Park
St. John's Episcopal Church ©
St. John's Episcopal Church
Fan District ©
Fan District

1
night
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Fredericksburg Confederate Cemetery and then pause for some serene contemplation at St George's Episcopal Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg route planner .

You can take a bus from Richmond to Fredericksburg in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Spotsylvania Courthouse, Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont
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Mary Washington House ©
Mary Washington House
Spotsylvania Courthouse ©
Spotsylvania Courthouse

1
night
Lexington

Lexington ©
Home to two prestigious educational institutions, Lexington was founded in 1778.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Military Memorabilia.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lexington trip builder website .

Drive from Fredericksburg to Lexington in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Fredericksburg in June, with highs in Lexington at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Lexington

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Goshen Pass, Virginia Safari Park
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Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park
Lee Chapel and Museum ©
Lee Chapel and Museum
Goshen Pass ©
Goshen Pass

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nights
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
On the 29th (Sat), gain insight at University of Virginia. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Finders Keepers, steep yourself in history at James Madison's Montpelier, learn about winemaking at Keswick Vineyards, then contemplate the long history of Michie Tavern ca. 1784, then deepen your understanding at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio, and finally hike along Saunders-Monticello Trail.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Charlottesville day trip planning website .

You can drive from Lexington to Charlottesville in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Lexington in June; daily highs in Charlottesville reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Civil War Medical Museum, James Madison's Montpelier, Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery, Woodrow Wilson Birthplace, Barren Ridge Vineyards
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James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
Keswick Vineyards ©
Keswick Vineyards

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